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Local Search Forum Newsletter
Today's Date 05-01-2013.

The Local Search Community Newsletter features the latest Local Search news, new G+ Local problems, best tips and strategies from the past week.

Remember - the more you give to this community, the more you’ll receive back in return. So when you click to read the any of the hot topics below, please take a moment to share your insights, offer a tip or answer a question to help other members out. :-)

Sincerely, Linda Buquet & the Local Search Team

Title: Thread Starter: Thread Start Date: Replies: Views: Last Post: Username:
-- Threads posted most recently --
No need to Postcard verify a +page in the new Places Dashboard Optimize Prime 05-01-2013 2 48 08:52 AM, 05-01-2013 Colan Nielsen
How to optimize a Service Area Business prota 04-30-2013 2 120 10:51 PM, 04-30-2013 Phil Rozek
Language In New G Places For Business Form - Your Interpretation MiriamEllis 04-30-2013 2 129 03:34 PM, 04-30-2013 MiriamEllis
Tracking Phone Numbers deanPlumberseo 04-30-2013 5 101 07:10 AM, 05-01-2013 deanPlumberseo
Cleaning up citations deanPlumberseo 04-30-2013 2 117 11:36 AM, 04-30-2013 deanPlumberseo
BrightLocal CitationTracker Charts, Notes and Updates Linda Buquet 04-30-2013 1 110 11:40 AM, 04-30-2013 deanPlumberseo
What are "local hooks"? davej1963 04-30-2013 2 108 09:03 AM, 04-30-2013 davej1963
Local SEO Rock Stars Google+ Hangout Linda Buquet 04-30-2013 2 204 08:25 AM, 05-01-2013 Linda Buquet
16 Tips for Creating UNIQUE City Landing Page Content Linda Buquet 04-30-2013 1 149 07:10 AM, 04-30-2013 Phil Rozek
Best way to change phone number in G+Local EsR 04-30-2013 4 86 08:23 PM, 04-30-2013 Andrew Sawyer
Does Google Devalue Citations prota 04-29-2013 6 138 07:37 AM, 04-30-2013 Phil Rozek
Questions re New Places Dashboard Descriptions rossicone 04-29-2013 2 108 04:06 PM, 04-29-2013 Linda Buquet
Changing the Firm Name Brian 04-29-2013 4 162 10:34 PM, 04-30-2013 Phil Rozek
Screenshots of the new Places for Business dashboard Chris Ratchford 04-29-2013 6 185 02:49 PM, 04-29-2013 Colan Nielsen
Insight Into Local Search Listing Management - IAB White Paper Linda Buquet 04-29-2013 0 188 08:40 AM, 04-29-2013 Linda Buquet
Uploading images on Google Places listing sharack 04-29-2013 7 154 09:57 AM, 04-29-2013 sharack
(Local) SEO Client Questionnaire to Download and Use Linda Buquet 04-29-2013 4 240 08:28 AM, 05-01-2013 Linda Buquet
How to do the Local Search Truffle Shuffle - Greg Gifford Linda Buquet 04-29-2013 0 144 07:12 AM, 04-29-2013 Linda Buquet
My Places listing is MIA John C 04-28-2013 6 197 11:39 AM, 04-30-2013 Linda Buquet
Will a toll free number hurt my citations prota 04-28-2013 8 171 03:19 PM, 04-29-2013 prota
-- Threads with the most replies --
Major Update - New Google Places Dashboard - All-in-one Local Listing Management Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 78 5912 05:16 AM, 04-30-2013 freerunr
Business Listings Deleted by Google - Do Not Support Location Update Linda Buquet 10-09-2012 69 3915 08:22 AM, 12-07-2012 Flash
BUG Warning - Check Address to be Sure Still Hidden RossP 03-19-2013 57 1672 02:58 PM, 04-09-2013 Jeffrey Taylor
Google+ Local HUGE Layout Change EsR 03-06-2013 55 2296 05:30 PM, 03-15-2013 shondarogers
New "Business Moved" Feature for Google+ Local Listings Linda Buquet 12-18-2012 53 3114 04:29 PM, 02-19-2013 Phil Rozek
Breaking: Will Google Kill Search Location Setting? Bad News for Local SEO if So Linda Buquet 10-23-2012 52 2063 12:19 PM, 11-08-2012 Travis Van Slooten
Google Places was Suspended and suffered a large Local SERP Drop obcted 01-31-2013 51 1259 07:26 AM, 02-08-2013 Linda Buquet
Linda Away Until April 20th Linda Buquet 04-02-2013 48 2922 10:14 AM, 04-24-2013 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2484 08:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
Local SEO Ranking Game - Why Ranks High? Linda Buquet 08-21-2012 46 2035 08:51 AM, 09-06-2012 Linda Buquet
-- Threads with the most views --
Login Problems or Forgotten Password? djbaxter 07-27-2012 0 29950 02:07 PM, 07-27-2012 djbaxter
LOCAL Keyword Research Tools and Tricks Linda Buquet 10-04-2012 25 4899 03:57 AM, 04-02-2013 tarneem
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 4110 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Why You Should Use Schema for Local SEO - Cool Free Tool Linda Buquet 08-16-2012 10 3375 11:48 AM, 12-10-2012 Jody Thomas
Missing Google Reviews - FTC Complaints and Several New Updates Linda Buquet 08-24-2012 12 3334 10:04 AM, 09-04-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 3139 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
Warning: New Google Guidelines Local SEOs Must Know - Could Cause Penalties Linda Buquet 10-11-2012 32 2894 11:32 AM, 10-25-2012 Linda Buquet
BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now! Linda Buquet 08-03-2012 35 2825 10:14 AM, 11-29-2012 Linda Buquet
LQQK - Incredible Shrinking Local SERPS & Traffic Drops Linda Buquet 09-19-2012 13 2769 07:33 AM, 09-24-2012 Dino
Critical 4 Local - Author Rank, Publisher & Author Markup - What you NEED to Know Linda Buquet 02-05-2013 45 2576 10:30 AM, 03-28-2013 Linda Buquet